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MacBook Pro trouble signing into App Store, iMessage and iCloud

New macbook and while trying to sign into the App Store, iMessage and iCloud it just loads for hours, correct email and password yet loading symbol appears and spins for hours. Any fixes??
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Is it normal for MacBook Pro CD/DVD drive to makes noise on wake after long sleep

Every time I put my MacBook Pro (13in, mid-2012) to sleep and shut the lid, then wait at least 20 mins then open the lid and wake it up, my CD/DVD drive makes an odd sound as if it thinks there's a ...
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Magic mouse 2 scrolling not working after installing windows 10

I have installed windows 10 via boot camp. Now when i start up with windows , i can move magic mouse 2 on the screen but scrolling with mouse not working. When i start up with Osx 10.11.4 magic mouse ...
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Sudden change of screen resolution in Chrome browser

While browsing, the screen zooms in. I can reset it by cmd+ & cmd- and then selecting 'reset'. This happens very frequently. I am on recent Macbook Pro and I am using Apple bluetooth mouse and ...
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Why is Target Display Mode via Thunderbolt so unreliable for me?

I frequently want to display my MacBook Pro 15" Retina with my iMac Mid-2011, in Target Display Mode via a Thunderbolt cable. TDM often fails on first attempt and just shows a black screen on the ...
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Why is Finder listed as using more RAM (24 gb) than is on my machine? Bug?

Activity monitor shows finder using ~24 gb of RAM (screenshot below), when my machine only has 16 gb installed. I figure this has to be a bug because "Memory Used" only shows 9.62 gb, and I'm not ...
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Why can't I left click on my Macbook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro (Retina, Late 2012) running OS X El Capitan (10.11.13). What works: -Secondary click with two fingers -Feel/sound of trackpad click (no noticeable change in the feel of the ...
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Plugging USB hard drive put my Mac to sleep

I just plugged a USB hard drive into my MacBook Air and for some reason it immediately went into sleep mode (it also stopped the music I was playing on iTunes). What could be the issue? Is it ...
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Mac can't use internet recovery after wipe

I wiped my Mac clean because I wanted a fresh start as you do sometimes, when I went to recover it Internet recovery was saying about 24 hours to download so I cancelled it and powered it off, I ...
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How to check if logic board is actually got replaced [duplicate]

I have Macbook pro 15" early 2011 and my GPU died a couple of weeks ago. I contacted Apple service center about the costing and they said a whooping 1000 USD to replace the board. From one of my ...
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Why is my Thunderbolt Ethernet connection so slow?

I have a Thunderbolt Ethernet connection from my 2015 MacBook Pro Retina (El Capitan) to 1 GBit Switch and from there to a storage device. It is extremely slow in data transfer (something like 2 ...
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Why is downloaded online recovery data deleted after reboot?

I recently got a MacBook Pro. Its hard drive is completely empty. So every time I hit cmdR it goes to the internet recovery mode and takes hours to download data recovery. However, when I restart my ...
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How can I install template from 3rd party to Keynote?

After downloading a template for my Keynote program, I can't seem to install it correctly so that I can utilize the 200+ slides that are included when I wish to add a new slide in the presentation. I ...
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When apple replaces the battery in a 15" MBP retina, do they replace the entire top portion of the case?

Apple's site says it is $199 to replace the battery. Do the techs replace the entire top portion of the case including the keyboard and trackpad? I've read a few things on the internet alluding ...
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Are my MacBook Pro 2015 (15-inch) fan parameters correct?

Are the fans on MacBook Pro 15inch always on? If so should they be audible when ear against keyboard? I am not sure but I think my fans were not audible before but now I can hear them if I put my ear ...
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Macbook Pro (Mid 2012) Not recognizing USB

Recently I downloaded VirtualBox to setup a Windows 10 Virtual Machine on my Macbook Pro. I bought a new 32gb PNY flash drive to boot Windows 10. Everything worked great until I shut everything down. ...
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Number keys not working

I'm using a MacBook Air (latest OS X update) and today the number & punctuation keys on the integrated keyboard stopped working. All other keys are working correctly. And no: there was no water ...
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MacBook Schematic Diagrams

I'm trying to learn how to repair MacBook water damaged by my own. I'm really good in the cleaning process using ultrasonic professional cleaner and most of the times it solves the problems. But I ...
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Desktop Folder Windows not displaying properly!

Everytime I open a new window on the desktop the window does not display properly. I essentially cannot navigate my files using the finder. When i open a new finder window it either displays nothing ...
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I can not login to mac book pro

When i turn on my MacBook and select user and then enter password , it does not accept my password, after 3 or 4 times entering password it works, i do know how to solve this problem.
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Unable to login to El Capitan Macbook Pro after booting, works after waking from sleep

I've got a macbook pro running El Capitan and when I wake it up from sleep, the password works fine. However, when I power it on from being shutdown or restart it, the password no longer works. I ...
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Why can't I turn on my MacBook after resetting SMC

Lately there've been some problems with the charger of my MacBook 12 inch. I searched on the internet and I was advised to reset the SMC by shutting down the MacBook, pressing shiftalt/optctrlpower at ...
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When Mac OS freezes is it ok to hard shutdown?

I have a MacBook Pro Retina, so it has an SSD but no HDD. I use Dr. Cleaner and I've often noticed that when 99% of the app memory is being used, the OS X El Capitan freezes. At this point of time, ...
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Can I use the battery from an early 2014 MacBook Air in a mid 2012 Air?

I just bought a used mid-2012 MacBook Air to replace the early-2014 model my dog killed but the battery life is terrible comparatively. Can I take the battery out of the 2014 and use it in the 2012 ...
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Macbook7.1 (Macbook mid-2010 ) White unibody bottom rubber falling off

The bottom cover on my Macbook7.1 (mid-2010) White Unibody is beginning to fall of. I tried using some glue that a guy from a repair shop I could use for rubber-on-aluminium. I tried it and all I got ...
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MBP mic usage while it calmshell mode

Is it possible to use the built-in mic of a MacBook Pro while it is in calmshell mode while it is connected to an external monitor? I was surprised to see that I can still use the speakers but didn't ...
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MacBook Air won't power on, except I remove the battery and plug it back in (SMC reset?) - sleep works

I have a bizarre problem with my 2012 MacBook Air 13": At some point, a couple of weeks ago, it suddenly stopped turning on. The battery would charge, but pressing the power-button just wouldn't have ...
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My Macbook storage is full even after deleting all my photos

So I only got my MacBook Air last year and I am travelling so am taking a lot o photos but I have a 1TB hard drive that I transfer the photos over to every now and then, my time machine also backs up ...
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Samsung V-Nand SSD 850 EVO 1TB not working

I have a Macbook Pro Medio 2012, 15 Inch Non Retina. It was running on a normal 750G HDD, but i wanted an upgrade, so i bought the Samsung V-Nand 850 EVO SSD 1TB. I created a Bootable El-Capitan USB ...
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Does anybody know what app this icon in the menu bar belongs to?

Also nothing shows up when I type into the search box.
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What is the normal temperature for a Retina 15" unibody mid-2015 MBP?

The CPU and GPU temperatures while browsing the web.
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How to Test Stability of your USB Connections?

I have a Macbook Air 2013-mid which has been now 5 times in Apple care: new motherboard 1x and new SSD 3x. It cannot read anymore two USB devices: etc one phone and USB stick impossible. Only one ...
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iMovies on two computers.

I first started with a used MacBook Pro that already has iMovie on it. I signed in with my personal Apple ID and made a few GoPro movies on it. Now I also have a new MacBook Pro, but it's asking me to ...
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Update Yosemite to El Captain : PANIC ERROR

I have updated my MacBook pro Yosemite to El Captain. During the update my macbook put an error message saying it failed to load the update. So I rebooted the MacBook now he puts me this error message ...
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Swap data, profiles, app on two Mac with Migration Assistant

I make it easy: I have two MacBooks, all the data in MacBook A have to migrate to MacBook B and vice versa (so all the data in MacBook B have to migrate in macbook A as well). I want to do it with ...
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How to interpret the USB info in my MacBook Pro's System Report?

I'm trying to find out if my MacBook Pro USB ports are USB3. It seems to have two USB2 ports and one USB3 port: But my MacBook Pro only has two USB ports. How do I interpret this report? Do I have ...
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Saving files to a Mac Computer

File saving to a folder. I keep getting an pop up that says I do not have permission to save files to a location
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What are the specifications of the battery inside a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display?

The Apple website has the following information about the battery: Built-in 74.9-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz I need exact ...
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Help with Panic Report Macbook Pro 15

Can someone please help me find out what the problem is? The macbook has just been sent to service and i they changed the logic board because of a Graphic card problem. * Panic Report *
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Is it safe to charge a MacBook Air after the green LED shows?

Is it safe to charge my macbook after the green light shows? Would it not overcharge the battery, or reduce its lifespan? I've heard that doing this is completely safe and it increases the cycles or ...
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Data usage in MacBook Pro

Can someone tell me what is wrong with my MacBook Pro? My normal data usage for 1 day is shown on the image below: But in the past few days and for just 1 hour (I have no idea why) my data usage ...
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My MacBook Pro (Retina, OS X El Capitan) doesn't automatically connect to the internet?

My Mac won't connect to the internet unless I click on the wifi symbol and then select the network I want to join. It remembers the network, because I never have to put a password in, but I'm fairly ...
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How do I get iCloud to show up as a default account for my iPhone Contacts?

Contacts added on my iPhone are not syncing to iCloud and being added on my Mac. I have read that the solution for this is going to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, and Calendars and then in the Contacts ...
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Best practices for Macbook Pro usage [duplicate]

I have a new Macbook Pro and I want it to last and keep a healthy battery. How do I best ensure this? If I am using it, do I let it discharge, or leave it plugged in? If I am discharging it / ...
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Problem with external monitor and MacBook Air

I cannot connect my MacBook Air to an external monitor. But I am able to connect it to a projector, without any difficulty. My computer detects the external monitor but cannot connect to it. The ...
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Which Linux Distro installs on a MacBook (13-inch Early 2008) [closed]

I have a MacBook (13-inch Early 2008) and need to stick with it for some more time, but Apple doesn't give support anymore to it, so I'd like to install an operating system to keep it alive and ...
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Fixing black screen and login issues

Recently I've been having trouble with my Macbook Pro crashing seemingly at random. This typically happens when I try to wake the machine from sleep (if it matters, I usually cause the computer to ...
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Mac OSX installed in 2 Hard Disks. Want to Remove applications and OS from one

I have a 13" Macbook Pro (Mid 2012) (El Capitan). Recently, I replaced my Optical Drive with a Samsung 250GB SSD. After some days, when I booted up my Mac, it showed white screen and quick google ...
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How to do setting so WiFi indicator shows whether is there connectivity or not?

I have observed in my MacBook Air, whether I have WiFi connectivity or there is no connectivity the wifi sign as shown in image remain same. So I can not know whether is there internet connection or ...
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MacBook3,1 display turns off when screen is moved

My old MacBook3,1 display shuts off when I move the screen. The display is on only at certain (very unstable) positions of the screen. The computer does not go in sleep mode, but I still have to ...